The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 41 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.23% 4.27% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 10.05% 9.74% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 17
Median daily rate £350 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £279 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £24.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.57%
VMware
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
199 390 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.15% 43.87% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 264 162
Median daily rate £363 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +5.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.78 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £21.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 15 £350 -9.67% 5
West Wales +1 3 - -
Mid Wales +3 1 £225 -18.18%
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VMware.

1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (34.00%) Linux
7 14 (28.00%) DHCP
7 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (26.00%) DNS
9 12 (24.00%) Cisco
9 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
11 10 (20.00%) Ansible
11 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.00%) Citrix
11 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (18.00%) Firewall
12 9 (18.00%) Migration
12 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
13 8 (16.00%) SQL
14 7 (14.00%) VMware ESX
14 7 (14.00%) Backup Exec
14 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
14 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (14.00%) Puppet
14 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (12.00%) SCOM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Apache
3 5 (10.00%) nginx
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) Jetty
5 3 (6.00%) Mongrel
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 5 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 5 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.00%) Office 365
4 3 (6.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DHCP
2 13 (26.00%) DNS
3 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (18.00%) Firewall
5 6 (12.00%) SAN
6 5 (10.00%) HTTP
6 5 (10.00%) SSL
7 3 (6.00%) FTP
7 3 (6.00%) IPsec
7 3 (6.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.00%) LAN
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) WAN
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (6.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) IT Support
6 3 (6.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) LAMP
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) Kafka
3 3 (6.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (6.00%) Servlets
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) SAML
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (34.00%) Linux
5 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (6.00%) Unix
11 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.00%) Android
12 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) DevOps
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.00%) Open Source
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) Perl
3 4 (8.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.00%) vSphere
4 5 (10.00%) Xen
5 4 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (8.00%) XenApp
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.00%) NFS
7 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Ansible
2 7 (14.00%) Backup Exec
2 7 (14.00%) Puppet
3 6 (12.00%) SCOM
4 5 (10.00%) Fluentd
4 5 (10.00%) Terraform
5 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (8.00%) SCCM
6 3 (6.00%) Marathon
6 3 (6.00%) Mesos
6 3 (6.00%) Piwik
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (2.00%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Cisco
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.00%) HP
5 6 (12.00%) NetApp
6 5 (10.00%) Google
7 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle
7 4 (8.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) arcserve
8 3 (6.00%) Dell
8 3 (6.00%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.00%) Juniper
8 3 (6.00%) SAP
9 2 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (4.00%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.00%) Altiris
10 1 (2.00%) Remedy
10 1 (2.00%) Sophos